tv America Tonight Al Jazeera December 8, 2013 12:00am-1:01am EST
you are watching al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. a cold snap across the country is paralyzing travel on the road and in the air. several deaths have been linked to the icy weather bringing snow to the midwest all the way down to texas. the family of u.s. veterans released from north korea. the 85-year-old contained in north korea for committing crimes while he served in the korean war. >> france says hundreds of troops have arrived.
10,000 people fled the capital. nearly 400 have been killed. new concerns for the supply of federal healthcare. they are discouraging people from submitting paper applications. coverage will start in january. >> the white house announced president obama and mrs. obama will attend the ceremony for nelson mandela on tuesday. it's part of a week of events to honour the south african leader. those are the headlines "america tonight" is next. check
>> into this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm morgan radford with your headlines. a cold snap across much of the country is paralyzing travel on the road and in the air. several deaths have been linked to the icy weather which is bringing snow to the midwest, the family of a u.s. veteran released from custody is asking for privacy. merrill newman is spending his first day back after an 85-year-old was detained by allegedly commit iing crimes. france says hundreds more troops arrived in the south african republic to safehe